Mick Shannon's final fourth-quarter field goal looked doomed from the very beginning. The Johnson guard shot the ball off balance in the lane with a defender in his face. The shot appeared to have a better chance of getting blocked than going in.
The North Hall High girls basketball team upset Class AAA's fifth-ranked Gilmer 55-40 Tuesday night in Gainesville.
The national recruiting sweepstakes for Buford High defensive tackle Omar Hunter came to an end Tuesday as the 6-foot-1, 310-pound prospect gave a verbal commitment to Florida. Hunter made his decision following his visit to the Gainesville, Fla., campus last weekend.
The following basketball games will not be played on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008 because of concerns about weather conditions:
Make or break for the Trojans
Jaymee Carnes feels like she's settling right in.
Last year the North Hall boys had what would be considered a solid team.
Basketball Buford Jocelyn Danley scored 21 points in Buford's 66-47 win against Decatur last Tuesday night. Chestatee In Chestatee's 47-38 win against White County last Tuesday, freshman forward Peyton Robertson scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. Freshman guard Chelsea Wilson scored 17 points in Chestatee's 49-38 loss to Gilmer last Friday. <p ...
Unseasonably warm, that's the proper description for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, but Josh Barrett proudly wore his Flowery Branch letterman jacket.
Buford High girls basketball coach Gene Durden has deliberately tried to create a little chaos during practice this week. The Class AA fourth-ranked Lady Wolves' (14-2) third-year coach has done his best to test his team's attention to detail. Whether it be full-court press on defense, seven defenders to try to disrupt the flow of the offense or loud noise with whistles and constant instruction, it's all a ...
OAKWOOD - This week certainly proved to be a welcomed change of pace for the West Hall High boys.
The West Hall High girls defeated Pickens 52-47 in overtime thanks in large part to some clutch free-throw shooting. The Lady Spartans (8-7, 2-1 Region 7B-AAA) hit 6-of-8 from the line in the closing moments of the game.
GAINESVILLE -- It takes more than one strong smack to create a hole in a cement wall. It's the consistent chipping away of one area that does the trick.
Basketball Buford Blanch Alverson scored 22 points to lead the Lady Wolves to a 61-49 win against Avondale last Friday night. She also scored 16 in Buford's 60-51 loss to GAC last Tuesday. Chestatee Tennessee State signee Parker Smith scored 30 points to lead the War Eagles past Lumpkin County 67-58 last Tuesday. Senior guard Branden Jovaag added ...
GAINESVILLE - Just the thought of having Peyton Robertson around for three more years makes Chestatee High girls basketball coach Web Daniel smile.
BLACKSHEAR - Adam Kelly and Griffin Olson had both been waiting for their moment. When it arrived, the North Hall seniors delivered.
Not even the state's top-ranked baseball team is safe from a bad day at the park.
Although it was a not-so-perfect ending to an almost perfect season for the Buford Lady Wolves soccer team, coach Crystal Fowler knows that this season is one for the history books for the girls soccer program.
West Hall High named Adam Rich as new softball coach on Tuesday by athletic director Scott Justus, replacing Warren Sellers, who stepped down from the softball program following the 2012 season.
North Hall and Gainesville both have a number of things in common, such as strong pitching, exemplary senior leadership and playoff experience. But while the Red Elephants are appearing in the state quarterfinals for the second consecutive year, the Trojans are making their first-ever appearance in the third round.
Nine local tennis players were named to the Region 8-AAAAA All-Region first team, announced Monday.
Gainesville soccer players Ricardo Gomez and Hartley Carter were named the Region 8-AAAAA Boys and Girls Most Outstanding Players, respectively.
West Hall sprinter Maia Caldwell-Booker recorded a time of 11.95 seconds to finish first in the Class AAA 100-meter dash at the girls state track and field meet Saturday at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
The East Hall boys soccer team will make its first appearance in the state semifinals following its 4-1 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Pierce County on Saturday in Blackshear.
Elexa Bahr recorded a hat trick with three consecutive goals for the Buford girls soccer team in a 5-0 Class AAA quarterfinal win over Savannah Arts Academy on Friday in Savannah.
As a freshman, White County's Jenna Gearing has taken the Class AAA long distance events by storm.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky junior safety and White County graid Ashely Lowery has been released from the hospital less than a week after a serious car accident and could be back on campus by June.
The Gainesville baseball team has found success this season by playing a relaxed game, even in the Class AAAAA state playoffs.